Deal Gives Community College Graduates Shot At $10,000 Degrees

Deal Gives Community College Graduates Shot At $10,000 Degrees

10:47am Sep 13, 2018
Students at work in a Computer Integrated Machining course at Guilford Technical Community College. (Photo courtesy GTCC)

A North Carolina community college has brokered a deal to help its graduates earn bachelor's degrees for no more than $10,000.

The News & Record reports Guilford Technical Community College signed an arrangement with Fayetteville State University this week to join its $10,000 Pathway Plan.

FSU has similar plans with three other state community colleges. Both GTCC and FSU belong to The Frontier Set, a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation program to improve access to college.

The plan is open to GTCC graduates pursuing degrees in criminal justice, fire and emergency services administration, business administration, psychology, and sociology.

The deal offers a discount of around $3,000 on the typical tuition and fees associated with two years at a community college, and two years at FSU. Students will take classes online.

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